Indian Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. I-5)

Act current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2015-04-02. Previous Versions

Marginal note:When attendance not required

 An Indian child is not required to attend school if the child

  • (a) is, by reason of sickness or other unavoidable cause that is reported promptly to the principal, unable to attend school; or

  • (b) is under efficient instruction at home or elsewhere.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-5, s. 117;
  • 2014, c. 38, s. 17.

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 17]

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 17]

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 17]

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 17]

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in sections 114 to 117.

child

enfant

child means an Indian who has attained the age of six years but has not attained the age of sixteen years, and a person who is required by the Minister to attend school; (enfant)

school

école

school includes a day school, technical school and high school. (école)

truant officer

truant officer[Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 18]

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-5, s. 123;
  • 2014, c. 38, s. 18.
 
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